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All Art Galleries should be free; art to the people!

Great location and a provocative exhibit. Grada Kilomba's "Secrets to Tell" shows her work for... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
lloyd b
Vancouver, Canada
Nice space; engagaing play

We have fond memories of the says that Soulpepper Thetare performed in the Power Plant Theatre. The... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Well you can’t actually go in to visit but stood outside and watched the action down below At dam. Not much to see but water moving below

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Great location and a provocative exhibit. Grada Kilomba's "Secrets to Tell" shows her work for the first time in America and presents "While I walk","while I Speak" and " While I Write" a three-channel video production containing a rhythmic sequence of sentences set to drumbeats...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lloyd b
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We have fond memories of the says that Soulpepper Thetare performed in the Power Plant Theatre. The venue is mostly an art gallery these days, but periodically the theatre comes in to use, as for the current production of Lear, in which Seana McKenna plays...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Free entry to a very interesting modern art gallery located in a historic building. Worth the visit!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank bonjour_et_bonvoyage
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is an interesting gallery, and it's free too. The exhibitions change with some frequency apparently. When we visited it was focused quite heavily on The Congo, but some of the pictures and the story in the 70-minute film were quite engaging. There was also...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Well curated and pleasant, helpful, unobtrusive staff. Always worth a visit. Great location and building. I'm happy it's survived the surrounding 'condomania'.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Chickaree
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The Power Plant, one of many striking buildings along the Toronto harbourfront, is a free to enter Art Gallery showcasing contemporary art. Constantly changing exhibitions and artists make this an absolute must-visit for art fans of any kind. If you find yourself on the front,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I had not been here in many years, but we went to see the exhibit of the unique 'curated art' of Ydessa Hendeles. Very worthwhile. The young staff were exceptionally well-informed, welcoming, and friendly. Easily accessible by car or TTC. Open on Thursday evenings and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Craig C
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Whist walking Toronto harbourfront, this gallery provided a striking contrast to our day. The Ydessa Hendeles exhibition showing at the time was interesting and thought provoking. The rooms were clean, cool and we'll staffed.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

There were 4 exhibits while we visiting. The content of 3 out of 4 evoked some sadness within me. But I'd rather be affected by art then not. Although a lot more could be done with the space, it's great that they can bring quality...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
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